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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1836
|Andrew Jackson to Charles Lynch, regarding countermanding order for troops to help Texans
|7 August 1836
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845)
|Letter in the hand of Andrew Jackson Donelson, President Jackson' s nephew and amanuensis. He penned the entire letter and signature. Jackson denies Texas U.S. aid because of neutrality. He also notes sufficiency of men to defeat the Creeks and Seminoles. Written to Gov. Charles Lynch of Mississippi. Per Papers of Jackson, 5/27/97, the President wrote a similar letter to the governors of Kentucky and Louisiana the same day.
|Neutrality Military History Global History and Civics Latin and South America Texas President American Indian History Government and Civics Westward Expansion American West
|Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Donelson, Andrew Jackson (1799-1871)
|Westward Expansion; Foreign Affairs; Banking & Economics; Native Americans; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|According to the Henry Jackson papers, Andrew Jackson Donelson frequently tried to pass over signatures as Jackson's.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859